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Patrick S Coleman, MD
(707) 573-6166
3536 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA
Business
Northern California Medical Associates
Specialties
Cardiology

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Tomas Vasiliauskas, MD
(707) 528-2297
3883 Royal Manor Pl
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kaunas Med Inst, Kaunas, Lithuania (Fn: 616-01)
Graduation Year: 1993

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Scott Frank Lee, MD
(650) 861-1680
3655 Rutherford Way
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: St Louis Univ Sch Of Med, St Louis Mo 63104
Graduation Year: 1997

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Robert Lawson Combs
(707) 573-6166
3536 Mendocino Ave
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Peter D Chang Sing, MD
(707) 573-7070
500 Doyle Park Dr Ste 302
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yale Univ Sch Of Med, New Haven Ct 06510
Graduation Year: 1985

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Norman Panting, MD, FACC
(707) 539-5749
3949 Wallace Rd
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2007

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Anuja Gupta, MD
(707) 542-2783
3558 Aikin Pl
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Seth G S Med Coll, Univ Of Bombay, Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Graduation Year: 1996

Data Provided By:
Norman Panting, MD
(707) 584-7550
3949 Wallace Rd
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ca, San Francisco, Sch Of Med, S
Graduation Year: 1951

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John Parks Trowbridge, MD
(281) 540-2329
2777 Yulupa Ave
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialties
Cardiology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Case Western Reserve Univ Sch Of Med, Cleveland Oh 44106
Graduation Year: 1976

Data Provided By:
Joel S Erickson
(707) 527-8444
500 Doyle Park Dr
Santa Rosa, CA
Specialty
Cardiology, Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

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Keeping your Heart healthy

Keeping Your Heart Healthy

By Robin Hoogshagen, RPH
Manager of Wal-Mart's Corporate Office Pharmacy

It's easy to have your eyes examined, and many people see their dentist regularly, but do you know how healthy your heart is?

The American Heart Association says heart disease is our country's No. 1 killer, and 63 million Americans face some form of cardiovascular illness. Why do so many of us suffer from heart-related problems? And what should you do to keep your own heart healthy?

The first step is to assess your risk. Some risk factors are within your control, such as choosing not to smoke, making sure you control high blood pressure and limiting the amount of stress in your life.

Other factors are out of your control - things like age, whether heart disease runs in your family, and even your gender (a higher number of men suffer from cardiovascular disease than women).

Let's take a look at how some of these factors relate to you:

Assess your Risk

Cigarette smoking - Don't smoke - and stay away from smokers as much as possible. Chemicals in cigarettes cause blood vessels to narrow and lose their elasticity. In addition, smoking can affect your cholesterol level, another risk factor.

Low HDL cholesterol - If your HDL cholesterol level is too low (40mg/dL or lower), you may be at greater risk for heart problems. HDL cholesterol is the "good" cholesterol because it cleans fat out of the blood stream. The result - high levels of HDL cholesterol can help prevent a heart attack.

High blood pressure - This is easily controlled if detected. If your blood pressure reaches levels greater than 140/90 mm/Hg on a sustained basis, this puts extra strain on your heart and your blood vessels.

Family history of early heart disease - Does heart disease run in your family? If the answer is yes, you'll want to be extra cautious if the men in your family experience heart-related problems in their mid-50s or younger, or if the women in your family experience heart-related problems at 65 or younger.

Age - There's no getting around it: Someone with a younger heart is likely to have fewer heart-related problems than people in their 40s, 50s or 60s. Bad habits can catch up to you at this point in your life. Years of smoking, eating a diet high in fat and empty calories, and letting high blood pressure go untreated can take a heavy toll on your heart.

How to Know if You're Having a Heart Attack

Unfortunately, sometimes even the fittest people can experience heart attacks. If it happened to you, would you know it? And would you know what to do?

Contrary to popular belief, heart attacks aren't always the earth-shaking events we imagine. It is possible to suffer a heart attack and not even know it for days or months, when a medical exam or further testing uncovers it. You might even think you're just having a bad case of indigestion.

Here are signs that might point to a heart attack:

Chest pain - Usually local...

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